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Sacramento Area Housing Inventory Begins Seasonal Climb On July 31st, 4,405 residential properties were posted as active and available for sale throughout the 4-county Greater Sacramento region. That number marked a 10 percent increase in supply when compared to June, but remained 12 percent below July of last year. Currently, the region enjoys its highest inventory level since September of 2016. This market information is presented by Lyon Real Estate based upon data provided by Trendgraphix Inc., a Sacramento-based reporting company. During the month of July, 2,481 properties were reported as sold and closed. This represented a 17 percent fall off versus a very robust June. “Due to protracted escrow periods and the number of business days in a month, it is best to look at longer periods to accurately assess trends,” says Pat Shea, president of Lyon Real Estate. “For instance, if we compare unit numbers from May, June and July combined, closed sales were up 1.4 percent versus last y…
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AUGUST 4, 2017

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We are constantly looking for ways to improve our interiors, excuses to dream about decks, and projects to spruce up our home for spring. During the course of said ambitions, it’s always fun to see dramatic before-and-after photos of spaces that underwent a transformation of sorts. There are so many talented interior designers in the greater Sacramento area, and they have the portfolios to prove it! We decided to showcase said designers in the form of a before-and-after collection to celebrate their talents. Get inspired by these renovations, admire local talent, and consider making some changes in your own space if need be. (Hint: This would be a good contact list to start with!) DESIGNS WITH YOU IN MINDDesigns With You In Mind is a Roseville-based full-service interior design firm that completely transformed this bathroom. Founder Cathy Tonks and her team specialize in commercial and residential design services to create stunning and personalized environment customized to each clie…
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6 COLOR PALETTES YOU CAN COPY IN YOUR OWN HOME Decorating a room can be a daunting task, as you wrestle with furniture placement, accessory additions, and perhaps the most intimidating subject of all — color choices. It’s common to question your color judgment as you decorate a room, as you want to strike a balance between choosing colors that will stand the test of time, but are also in trend at that moment. Draw some inspiration from these attractive and well done color palettes found within homes in the Sacramento area. The samples of color within the room are matched to their approximate Benjamin Moore paint colors, if you’re interested in replicating these palettes in your own space! This luxurious Arden Oaks home is extremely impressive throughout every room and uses mostly neutral hues, but this bedroom holds an assortment of fun colors! This is mostly achieved with the colorful bedspread, perfectly accented by the light blue wall. The white, silver and tan color accents in the …